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Mitchell Simoens
Written by Mitchell Simoens who is a long time nerd developing software and building computers and gadgets. Anything expressed on this website are Mitchell Simoens's alone and do not represent his employer.
  • Next Chapter in 2017
    4 min read
    About 10 years ago, I was a lonely developer that was creating small web sites more as a hobby, I wasn't getting paid much by some of the pe...
  • 6.6 Router Improvements
    14 min read
    If you know me, you know that the router is very important to every application I build. And like every iteration of Ext JS' router, Sencha...
  • Package Loading on the Fly
    9 min read
    Note This blog is talking about features that are not yet released and can change at any time prior to launch. Story
  • New Router for Ext JS
    6 min read
    When Fiddle 1 was being developed back in 2013, Ext JS 5 was in development. At that time, Ext JS did not have a router but Fiddle did. It w...
  • WebSockets Behind Elastic Beanstalk
    4 min read
    Lately, I've been working on a few projects and I've been using Ext JS served with Node.js. We use AWS as our ISP using EB with Docker. Thin...
  • Flowcharts for the win!
    4 min read
    Through a lot of my professional life, I've been given steps. Sometimes I didn't get all steps or the steps weren't the most clear so I'd ha...
  • Full featured or lightweight, cannot have both
    3 min read
    Earlier today, I noticed a conversation about how React was "far more flexible when it comes to customizing" than Ext JS. So being an Ext JS...
  • npm failed me
    2 min read
    Last week, we deployed a major update to an application and after a couple days it finally fell on it's face. The server, hosted on AWS, ran...
  • No dependencies, no drama!
    3 min read
    Open source is great, except when it's not. If you were under a rock this week, some big projects broke due to a module being removed (left-...
  • Custom Two Way Binding!
    4 min read
    When Ext JS 5 was released it brought with it data binding including two-way data binding. Although some argue that two way data binding is...
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